Ceiba and EILS Organize Free Citizenship Screening

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Ceiba and Esperanza Immigration Legal Services (EILS) are organizing a citizenship screening session for people interested in and eligible for applying for United States citizenship on Monday, November 20, 2017 at 5:30 PM at Esperanza College, located at 4261 N. 5th St. Philadelphia, PA 19140.
 
 
“It is important that those who are eligible to apply for citizenship have access to the necessary tools and resources to do so,” said Maria Thomson, Legal Coordinator at Esperanza Immigration Legal Services. “In this time of political uncertainty, naturalization is the only way to ensure an immigrant family’s future in the United States.”
 
“Citizenship is important beyond securing peace of mind about one’s status in the country. Data shows that naturalization can yield an increase in earnings between 8% and 11% annually for a family,” stated Taylor De La Peña, Program Coordinator at Ceiba. 
 
To be eligible for the citizenship screening, individuals must:
Be over 18 years old, 
Possess basic English skills (or be eligible for a language waiver)
Have had a green card for at least 5 years (or 3 years if married to a US citizen). 
 
The session will also provide information regarding financial support to cover the costs of applying for citizenship.
 
To reserve your space at the screening session, please call 215-324-0746.